Croydon Religious Education Resource Centre

Last updated 12th January 2009 
Name of library  Croydon Religious Education Resource Centre
Address  The Crescent, Croydon, CRO 2HN
Telephone  020 8689 5343
Fax  020 8689 5343
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Purpose & main user community of the library  Schools, churches, students, interested individuals
Terms of access  Walk in
Opening hours  Tu-Th 09.30-17.30; 1st and 3rd Sa of each month 09.30-12.30
Disabled access  Library is on third floor, stairs only, no lift
Lending to other libraries & visitors  Yes. Any request considered, but no free post and a deposit may be required
Number of volumes  14,500
Periodicals – Back Issues  2
Current Periodicals  2
Other materials  1,200 videos, 980 resource packs, 800 audio cassettes and 35mm slide, 1,400 poster, 250 artefact boxes, 50 CDs and CDRoms.
Volumes added per year  200
Coverage  Information on major world religions for schools, churches, other faith communities, interested public and students. Main source for Croydon RE Agreed Syllabus. Wall displays of festivals etc.
Special Collections  Alpha Course. The Y Course
Research resource  Schools – General RE and some Citizenship materials Churches and other Places of Worship – general information Students and interested individuals – general information, some reference material
Catalogue Type  Computer
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Other facilities  Photocopying, word processing
Full Time Staff  1
Part Time Staff  1
Voluntary Staff  2
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